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  • Job reference: RMS0194191

Operation Division Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Laos
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/05/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/06/18)
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The Role:
Responsible to operate the run-of-river hydroelectric power plant at best efficiency or full capacity depending on the riverflow in order to declare the relevant highest capacity.
Responsible in close cooperation with the Forecasting Hydrology Manager and the General Facilities Maintenance Manager to forecast weekly/daily the highest capacity which will be available to be dispatched
Overall responsible for the team of Shift Engineers who are operating the Plant from the Control Room around the clock
Responsible in close cooperation with the Forecasting Hydrology Manager and the General Facilities Division Manager for the Weekly -, Daily -, Interim - and Final Declaration of available capacity of the Plant
Manages the capacity of the pondage within specified limits in order to optimize power generation
Accountable to request cooperation to maximize the dispatch of Non Committed Excess Energy, to minimize Dispatch Shortfall
Assures that the written and oral communication in accordance with the company will be executed in a timely and correct manner
Responsible together with Forecasting Hydrology Manager that the forecasted waterflow will be optimal utilized taking into consideration that Liquidated Damages could become due if the declared capacity cannot be dispatched Additional Duties

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar qualification
Minimum 15 years experience in operating a Power Plant preferable a run-of-river Hydro Electric Power Plant
Familiar with the commercial operation of Power Plants in accordance with Power Purchase Agreements or Power Supply Agreements

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